Twin Cities Events Calendar — October 5th-11th

Welcome to the Twin Cities Events Calendar, where we will feature festivals, block parties, exhibitions and other events each week that are similar to the Minnesota State Fair, for those who want to enjoy the rest of what the Twin Cities have to offer year-round! This weekly calendar will be posted each Thursday, covering the following seven days. Know of an event coming up in future weeks, or know of an event we missed on the current calendar? Email us at

Friday, October 5th:

  • Gasthof’s Oktoberfest Festival: Gasthof’s hosts one of the Twin Cities biggest Oktoberfest celebrations, with live music, food, games and of course, beer!
    • Time: 5pm-11pm; also Oct. 6th 5pm-11pm, each Fri-Sat through Oct. 13th
    • Location: Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit, Northeast Minneapolis
    • Admission: Free
    • For more information:
  • Oktoberfest at Black Forest Inn: Ten days, ten themes featuring prizes, games, contests, the ceremonial keg tapping, live music, wedding celebrations, brats, beer from local brewers, and more. Prost!
  • Sever’s Fall Festival: Celebrate all things Fall with one of Minnesota’s largest corn mazes, hayrides, food trucks, circus performers, and a pumpkin patch.
    • Time: 1pm-8pm; also Oct. 6th 10am-8pm, Oct. 7th 10am-6pm, each Fri-Sun through Oct. 28th
    • Location: Canterbury Park, Shakopee
    • Admission: $15
    • For more information:

Saturday, October 6th:

  • HocktoberFest: HocktoberFest on West 7th will feature live music, food, drinks and activities for hockey fans of all ages. Fans can watch the Wild game on two Jumbotrons located at each end of the street party. Interactive Hockey Zone presented by Snipers Edge with the hockey skills obstacle course, sauce toss, target shooting and hockey themed vendors. Also includes face painting and photos with Nordy, Giant Checkers, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four and Bag Toss and other interactive games. Enjoy German Beer Hall games, music and traditions, and test your skills on a Wild mechanical bull.
  • Hullabaloo: Hullabaloo is back for another kick-off to all your favorite fall festivities! Join us October 6th and 7th for special beer releases, live music, delicious grub, and good autumn vibes. Pull out your beanies and flannels from the back of the closet and get ready for a Hullabaloo-ing good time!
    • Time: 12pm-11pm; also Oct. 7th 12pm-8pm
    • Location: Indeed Brewing Company, Northeast Minneapolis
    • Admission: Free; $1 wristband to drink
    • For more information: Facebook Event Page
  • Rivertown Fall Art Festival: The Rivertown Fall Art Festival has become one of the most popular and well attended Art Festivals in the Midwest, attracting more than 10,000 people. Located in beautiful historic downtown Stillwater along the scenic St. Croix River, this popular event features over 150 artisans showcasing specialty hand-crafted items. This juried show includes artist mediums of all kinds including paper, painting, pottery, metal, wood and jewelry. In addition to over 150 Artists, the Rivertown Fall Art Festival will feature live music overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River, a beer & wine tent and a variety of food selections.
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